2020 Kia Picanto: The 4 variants in detail

Wilbert Tan
·6-min read

Kia welcomed the third-generation Picanto in 2017, ushering in a whole new design for the compact city car inside and out. With the new generation comes plenty of changes, complemented by the revised version launched locally recently.

The new Kia Picanto is certainly one sporty and elegant little car. Oozing with contemporary style, this diminutive South Korean beauty has been streamlined to deliver a concise, less-confusing, and greatly improved small city driver, not to mention provide buyers with an extremely affordable quality car offering.

kia picanto
kia picanto

Despite the current model being a new generation, it retains the 1.0-liter engine of the old model. However, a 1.2-liter version is also now on offer, propelling the new Picanto to 82hp and 122Nm. Transmission options remain the same in the new model.

The 2020 Kia Picanto has a price range of PHP590,000 to PHP745,000, with four variants to choose from. Below is a breakdown of the different specs and features of each variant.

Kia Picanto 1.0 LX MT (PHP590,000)

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Dimensions (mm): 3595 x 1595 x 1495

  • Wheelbase (mm): 2400

  • Minimum Ground Clearance (mm): 151

  • Seating Capacity: 5 Persons

  • Curb Weight (kg): 952

  • Luggage Capacity (Liters): 255

POWERTRAIN

  • Engine Type: 1.0L Inline-3 Cylinder

  • Fuel Type: Gasoline

  • Displacement (cc): 998

  • Max Output (hp/ RPM): 66@ 5500

  • Max Torque (Nm/ RPM): 95@ 3,750

  • Transmission Type: 5-speed manual

  • Brakes Front/ Rear: Disc/ Drum

  • Suspension Front/ Rear: MacPherson Strut with Stabilizer/ Coupled Torsion Beam Axle

  • Drive Train: Front Wheel Drive

  • Wheels: 14 inch Steel with Wheel Cap

EXTERIOR

  • Headlamps: Multi-Reflector Halogen

  • Front Fog Lamps: Without

  • Front and Rear Bumpers: Body Color

  • Radiator Grille: With Silver Trim

  • Outside Door Mirror: Body Color with Power Adjust

  • Outside Door Handles: Body Color

  • Rear Spoiler: Standard with Integrated High Mount Stop Lamp

  • Color Options: Clear White, Titanium Silver, Pop Orange, Lime Light, Alice Blue, Honey Bee

INTERIOR

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kia picanto
  • Seat Material: Fabric

  • Steering Wheel: 3-Spoke Polyurethane

  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls: Trip Meter

  • Instrument Panel: 2.6 inch LCD

  • Front Seats: Slide and Recline

  • Rear Seats: Folding Bench for 3 Passengers

  • Remote Keyless Entry: Without

  • Interior Trim: Black

  • Air Conditioner: Standard

  • Audio System: AM/FM Radio, MP3 with USB and Aux-in ports

  • Connectivity: Bluetooth/Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with Voice Control

  • Number of Speakers: 4

SAFETY

  • Airbags: Driver

  • Anti-Lock Brakes: Without

  • Immobilizer: Without

  • Child Anchor: Without

Kia Picanto 1.0 LX AT (PHP635,000)

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Dimensions (mm): 3595 x 1595 x 1495

  • Wheelbase (mm): 2400

  • Minimum Ground Clearance (mm): 151

  • Seating Capacity: 5 Persons

  • Curb Weight (kg): 972

  • Luggage Capacity (Liters): 255

POWERTRAIN

kia picanto
kia picanto
  • Engine Type: 1.0L Inline-3 Cylinder

  • Fuel Type: Gasoline

  • Displacement (cc): 998

  • Max Output (hp/ RPM): 66@ 5500

  • Max Torque (Nm/ RPM): 95@ 3,750

  • Transmission Type: 4-speed automatic

  • Brakes Front/ Rear: Disc/ Drum

  • Suspension Front/ Rear: MacPherson Strut with Stabilizer/ Coupled Torsion Beam Axle

  • Drive Train: Front Wheel Drive

  • Wheels: 14 inch Steel with Wheel Cap

EXTERIOR

  • Headlamps: Multi-Reflector Halogen

  • Front Fog Lamps: Without

  • Front and Rear Bumpers: Body Color

  • Radiator Grille: With Silver Trim

  • Outside Door Mirror: Body Color with Power Adjust

  • Outside Door Handles: Body Color

  • Rear Spoiler: Standard with Integrated High Mount Stop Lamp

  • Color Options: Clear White, Titanium Silver, Pop Orange, Lime Light, Alice Blue, Honey Bee

INTERIOR

  • Seat Material: Fabric

  • Steering Wheel: 3-Spoke Polyurethane

  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls: Trip Meter

  • Instrument Panel: 2.6 inch LCD

  • Front Seats: Slide and Recline

  • Rear Seats: Folding Bench for 3 Passengers

  • Remote Keyless Entry: Without

  • Interior Trim: Black

  • Air Conditioner: Standard

  • Audio System: AM/FM Radio, MP3 with USB and Aux-in ports

  • Connectivity: Bluetooth

  • Number of Speakers: 4

SAFETY

  • Airbags: Driver

  • Anti-Lock Brakes: Without

  • Immobilizer: Without

  • Child Anchor: Without

Kia Picanto 1.2 EX MT (PHP700,000)

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Dimensions (mm): 3595 x 1595 x 1495

  • Wheelbase (mm): 2400

  • Minimum Ground Clearance (mm): 151

  • Seating Capacity: 5 Persons

  • Curb Weight (kg): 961

  • Luggage Capacity (Liters): 255

POWERTRAIN

  • Engine Type: 1.2L Inline-4 Cylinder

  • Fuel Type: Gasoline

  • Displacement (cc): 998/1248

  • Max Output (hp/ RPM): 82@ 6000

  • Max Torque (Nm/ RPM): 122 @ 4000

  • Transmission Type: 5-speed manual

  • Brakes Front/ Rear: Disc/ Drum

  • Suspension Front/ Rear: MacPherson Strut with Stabilizer/ Coupled Torsion Beam Axle

  • Drive Train: Front Wheel Drive

  • Wheels: 14 inch Steel with Wheel Cap/14 inch Alloy

EXTERIOR

  • Headlamps: Multi-Reflector Halogen

  • Front Fog Lamps: With

  • Front and Rear Bumpers: Body Color

  • Radiator Grille: With Silver Trim

  • Outside Door Mirror: Body Color with Power Adjust

  • Outside Door Handles: Body Color

  • Rear Spoiler: Standard with Integrated High Mount Stop Lamp

  • Color Options: Clear White, Titanium Silver, Pop Orange, Lime Light, Alice Blue, Honey Bee

INTERIOR

  • Seat Material: Fabric

  • Steering Wheel: 3-Spoke Polyurethane

  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls: Audio and Bluetooth

  • Instrument Panel: 2.6 inch LCD

  • Front Seats: Slide and Recline

  • Rear Seats: 60:40 Folding

  • Remote Keyless Entry: With

  • Interior Trim: Silver

  • Air Conditioner: Standard

  • Audio System: 7 inch Touchscreen; AM/FM Radio, MP3 with USB and Aux-in ports

  • Connectivity: Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with Voice Control

  • Number of Speakers: 6

SAFETY

kia picanto
kia picanto
  • Airbags: Driver and Front Passenger

  • Anti-Lock Brakes: With

  • Immobilizer: With

  • Child Anchor: Upper and Lower at Rear

Kia Picanto 1.2 EX AT (PHP745,000)

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Dimensions (mm): 3595 x 1595 x 1495

  • Wheelbase (mm): 2400

  • Minimum Ground Clearance (mm): 151

  • Seating Capacity: 5 Persons

  • Curb Weight (kg): 980

  • Luggage Capacity (Liters): 255

POWERTRAIN

  • Engine Type: 1.2L Inline-4 Cylinder

  • Fuel Type: Gasoline

  • Displacement (cc): 1248

  • Max Output (hp/ RPM): 82@ 6000

  • Max Torque (Nm/ RPM): 122 @ 4000

  • Transmission Type: 4-speed automatic

  • Brakes Front/ Rear: Disc/ Drum

  • Suspension Front/ Rear: MacPherson Strut with Stabilizer/ Coupled Torsion Beam Axle

  • Drive Train: Front Wheel Drive

  • Wheels: 14 inch Alloy

EXTERIOR

  • Headlamps: Multi-Reflector Halogen

  • Front Fog Lamps: With

  • Front and Rear Bumpers: Body Color

  • Radiator Grille: With Silver Trim

  • Outside Door Mirror: Body Color with Power Adjust

  • Outside Door Handles: Body Color

  • Rear Spoiler: Standard with Integrated High Mount Stop Lamp

  • Color Options: Clear White, Titanium Silver, Pop Orange, Lime Light, Alice Blue, Honey Bee

INTERIOR

kia picanto
kia picanto
  • Seat Material: Fabric

  • Steering Wheel: 3-Spoke Polyurethane

  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls: Audio and Bluetooth

  • Instrument Panel: 2.6 inch LCD

  • Front Seats: Slide and Recline

  • Rear Seats: 60:40 Folding

  • Remote Keyless Entry: With

  • Interior Trim: Silver

  • Air Conditioner: Standard

  • Audio System: 7 inch Touchscreen; AM/FM Radio, MP3 with USB and Aux-in ports

  • Connectivity: Bluetooth/Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with Voice Control

  • Number of Speakers: 6

SAFETY

  • Airbags: Driver and Front Passenger

  • Anti-Lock Brakes: With

  • Immobilizer: With

  • Child Anchor: Upper and Lower at Rear

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